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the election. plus you heard it here first. >> when you take a look at colin powell, you have to wonder whether that's an endorsement based on issues or whether he's got a slightly different reason for endorsing president obama. >> top romney advisor john sununu suggested colin powell backed obama because of race. i will ask newark mayor cory booker what he thinks about the explosive charge. >>> also, pretty controversial, ann coulter. i will talk to her about her shocking new book on race in america. >>> and a real monster of a halloween. sandy, the huge storm, is taking aim at the east coast. will it wreak havoc for the election? this is "piers morgan tonight." >>> good evening. the big story tonight in the race for the white house, the finish line is 11 days away and in the crucial battle for ohio, look at this new cnn poll released today. president obama a four point advantage over governor romney. in the fight for women voters, obama has a commanding lead in ohio but a lot can change of course between now and november 6th. the surprise is what john sununu told me last night is not going to
outstanding and incredibly supportive. words he probably wouldn't have used at the heart of an election battle last week. governor chris christie joins me from the state emergency command center. governor, thank you for joining me. i watched these extraordinary scenes over new jersey today. really quite unprecedented. i've never seen anything quite like it. have you ever seen anything like this in your lifetime? >> no, i haven't. in fact, piers, today i toured the jersey coastline both by helicopter, and i landed in two spots on the jersey shore. and i can tell you that i have never seen devastation like this in my life. not here in new jersey. you see sights like the seaside heights boardwalk, where the program "the jersey shore" is filmed, the boardwalk is gone. it is gone. amusement rides, a roller coaster, a log flume, in the ocean. it's incredible. homes destroyed. it's an awful thing. >> new jersey people are known for their resilience. they're tough people. you yourself are a tough guy and i've seen that many times. but how do you deal with something like this? how do you rally them, ho
. in the wake of a superstorm, climate change. and five days until election day. listen to what mitt romney said in virginia beach earlier. >> would you want four more years where -- i think it will be helpful to have a president who actually understands job creation. >> our cnn orc poll shows obama at 50 and romney at 48. we begin with one of the hardest hit areas from hurricane sandy, staten island where the death toll continues to rise. with me now is the assemblywoman of new york nicole malliotakis and another resident of staten island, anthony, who rescued his brother from the storm. welcome to you both. >> thank you very much. >> let me start with you, if i may, assemblywoman. this is what the staten island president james molinaro said about the red cross response. he said it's an absolute disgrace. he said he was so infuriated and outraged by the lack of help that you've been receiving. do you endorse what he said? >> well, i think it was a sentiment of frustration this morning because we hadn't had seen a real response here in staten island but we had our senators out here today and i c
rebuild. >> meanwhile, six days until election day, mitt romney is in the must-win state of florida with a new bipartisan tone. >> i've got to be able to reach across the aisle and get good democrats and republicans to work together. good democrats love america, just like good republicans love america. >> michael moore is here to react to all of the events and if you have questions tweet us@piers tonight. we will begin on the long hard commute for millions of new yorkers. it's a rough time for many new yorkers. obviously a rough time for many people on the east coast. in new york it seems as almost two cities now. you have the half with power, upwards of 40th street and below 40th street a nightmare with no power. traffic, absolute chaos out there. i had to walk earlier because it was gridlock. what can you tell me about the subway, about power and when new york will be back on its feet? >> well, that's a question a lot of people are asking. it is obvious from what we witnessed today it will take a while before new york gets to what it used to be. today, what we witnessed, thousands
the general election. president obama and governor romney fighting it out for every last vote, especially in the key state of ohio. today the latest cnn poll shows obama with a very slight edge there, but there's everything to play for. today, the last jobs report before election day was released. unemployment ticking up to 7.9%, but at the same time, 171,000 jobs were created. no surprise, both candidates reacted differently to the news. >> today, our businesses have created nearly five and a half million new jobs. this morning we learned that companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> he said he was going to lower the unemployment rate down to 5.2% right now. today, we learned that it's actually 7.9% and that's nine million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> mitt romney earlier today. you're looking at live pictures now from westchester in ohio, where rudy giuliani, the former mayor of new york, has given a blistering speech attacking barack obama. in a few minutes, he will be on
happened before. >> we have a general election next tuesday and almost nobody is talking about it. you were here i think when it hit on monday. where were you? >> um, i was in my apartment on the west side of manhattan here. and, our neighborhood didn't get blacked out, so, but, i did everything that everybody else did getting ready for it. actually, i was -- i sat through katrina. so i kind of have been through a little bit of this before. but this what happened here, i don't think we know the scope oist. >> i think you are right. >> this is why we need the news media to come in. we need fewer of the reporters standing in waist high water and more real reporting real news. what is really going on. >> i have heard that. i don't agree with you. when i see somebody standing there in atlantic city in the middle of the boardwalk in water, the point of him doing that, i believe, and i agree with it, is there anyone mad enough to think that they should be growing out for a stroll walking the dog and looking at that and say it what is wrong with you? >> i was watching it. and my first thought is w
. then in the middle of all this, the one word we haven't mentioned is that the general election next week, i don't know how this is all going to wash up quite literally but you can see that already, the ability of the two candidates to even campaign i think is going to be very, very difficult. what do you make of it? >> well, obviously we knew this was possible. we knew the potential was there. you had to kind of back off on the forecast a little when it was only a category 1 and not really try to put the fear of everyone into this whole system. and we knew, we told everybody you can't consider this a cat 1, you have to consider it a cat 3 because it's combining just like sebastian junger wrote about in "the perfect storm," it's combining with the cold air mass behind it and this one, unlike the perfect storm -- >> let me interrupt you. apologi apologies. want to go live to ali velshi in atlantic city where the situation is getting dramatically worse. what can you tell me? >> take a look at this. just these massive, look at these waves coming through behind me. this is downtown atlantic city. th
you and your crew there in west virginia just outside of elkins. so you elected to be there to witness this storm in the form of a snowstorm or is there another explanation? >> yeah, this is definitely we were planning on being here for the snowstorm. and that's one thing that makes sandy very remarkable and unique. there's no storm like it. and it was a tropical system that merged with a trough and it basically created this super nor'easter like a nor'easter on steroids that's injected with all this heat and energy from the tropics. and now it's being dumped on the appalachians in the form of snow and blizzard conditions. and the roads are almost impa e impassable here. people leave their homes, they're definitely doing it at their own risk because it's very dangerous out here. >> now, people in west virginia, ohio, and parts of north carolina, we were all expecting they were going to get snowfall with this storm because of the early reporting from forecasters. but the kind of snowfall they're already witnessing there somewhere in the realm of three feet? is this about what people we
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